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18:30 AEST on Wednesday 25 May 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed May 25 08:30:00 2016

Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 1200UTC chart 25 May 2016
Issued at 12:18 am EST Thursday on 26 May 2016

A strong cold front is crossing the south of the continent with an associated
band of rain. High level cloud can be seen streaming down over Tasmania, the
Southern Ocean and the Tasman Sea. The moisture source for the cloud band is
over the Indian Ocean west of about Geraldton, WA.

Cloud over the Coral Sea is due to an upper level trough to the west.